Gordon Hanson, an economics professor at the University of California, San Diego, said NAFTA helped the United States compete with China and save American jobs.   While Mexico would lose some jobs because of NAFTA, China would have lost much more without NAFTA.  On September 30, 2018, the United States and Canada agreed on an agreement to replace NAFTA, which will now be called the USMCA, the agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada. In a press release from the U.S. and Canadian trade bureaus, the representatives stated: Source: IRS using commercial data from the U.S. Census Bureau, www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/country.xlsx (data available February 8, 2017). Lone Pine Resources is based in Delaware, but is headquartered in Calgary and went public with 15 million shares for $13, bringing in $195 million, on the U.S. National Oil and Exchange On May 25, 2011.  Several studies have blamed NAFTA for the depressing incomes of poor maize producers. The trend existed more than a decade before NAFTA. Maize production also increased after 1994 and there was no measurable effect on the price of Mexican maize due to subsidized maize from the United States. The studies agreed that the abolition of U.S. agricultural subsidies would benefit Mexican farmers.
 NAFTA repealed Mexico`s protectionist auto decrees and played an important role in the integration of the automotive industry in all three countries. After the agreement, the automotive sector recorded some of the most significant changes in trade. The NAFTA provisions have included phasing out tariffs and phasing out many non-tariff barriers. It provided for uniform country-of-origin rules, better protection of intellectual property rights, the adoption of less restrictive procurement practices, and the abolition of performance requirements imposed on investors in other NAFTA countries. U.S. automakers, such as ford Motor Company, often rely on parts from the U.S., Canada and Mexico for final assembly of a vehicle. North American auto parts manufacturers can supply inputs and components from another NAFTA partner for the assembly of parts that are then shipped to another NAFTA country, 59 According to some estimates, cars manufactured in North America sold in the United States have domestic content between 47% and 85%.60 After diplomatic negotiations in 1990, the leaders of the three nations signed the agreement in their capitals on December 17, 1992.  The signed agreement had to be ratified by each country`s legislative or parliamentary department. According to Chad P.
Bown (Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics), it is unlikely that a renegotiated NAFTA, which would restore barriers to trade, will help workers who have lost their jobs, regardless of their cause, to use new employment opportunities.”  The first two digits of a NAICS code indicate the company`s economic sector. The third paragraph refers to the subsector of the company. The fourth figure shows the company`s sector group. The fifth figure reflects the company`s NAICS industry. The sixth indicates the company`s specific domestic industry. Many workers and workers blame trade agreements such as NAFTA for the decline of the United States.